Institute for Communication Technologies and Embedded Systems

Team NileTech Wins RWTH Innovation Award 2023 for RISE Project

We are thrilled to announce that NileTech, represented by Lennart Reimann and Niko Zurstraßen, has been awarded the prestigious RWTH Innovation Award 2023 for their groundbreaking work on the RISE (RISC-V Instruction Set Explorer) project.

The RWTH Innovation Award, presented annually in collaboration with RWTH Aachen University, recognizes innovative technological advancements with significant market potential. This year, NileTech's RISE project stood out for its remarkable contributions to the field of electronic design automation. This marks the second consecutive win of the award for a team from our institute.

RISE simplifies the process of designing RISC-V processors, offering an easy and accessible solution for developers and businesses venturing into this domain. It eases the process of designing RISC-V processors, offering users an intuitive platform to explore and evaluate different configurations quickly and efficiently. With RISE, users can upload their source code, which is then automatically compiled, simulated, and evaluated for various RISC-V versions. The tool presents users with comprehensive results and recommendations, allowing them to make informed decisions about the optimal RISC-V configuration for their specific needs. RISE revolutionizes the design process, making it more accessible and streamlined for developers and businesses alike.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Lennart Reimann and Niko Zurstraßen for this remarkable achievement and look forward to their continued success in shaping the future of technology.

If you have any questions about the RISC-V Instruction Set Explorer, feel free to contact Lennart or Niko.